Squandered Heritage Vintage

Media Updates and a Prize!

This week we won a Video Camera thanks to Beth Kanter
and Jay Dedman

A lot of what decisions about development and rebuilding happen in public meetings that the public is unaware of.

Fiel Corporation Begs for Money

link to article about the Carrollton Shopping Center

One of our new projects will include capturing these meetings and creating a web site dedicated to this as well as the good work being done by unrecognized non profits and individuals.

Thanks Beth and Jay

Also we were mentioned in the Guardian in an article about Housing written by Ethan Brown

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About Karen Gadbois

Karen Gadbois co-founded The Lens. She now covers New Orleans government issues and writes about land use for Squandered Heritage. For her work with television reporter Lee Zurik exposing widespread misuse of city recovery funds — which led to guilty pleas in federal court — Gadbois won some of the highest honors in journalism, including a Peabody Award, an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award and a gold medal from Investigative Reporters and Editors. She can be reached at (504) 606-6013.

  • Congrats on the camera. You guys will be perfect to show how simple web video can tell the story of effective activism. lets do it!

  • Congrats!! Looking forward to seeing your videos and want to write them up —